Lanner Parish Council has two vacancies for positions of Parish Councillor
With cuts to local services and funding at national and county level, the need for an active local council to do what it can to fill those gaps and fight for a fair share of the public purse has never been greater. That’s not politics – it’s life as it is.
By taking that big leap, you can have a real influence on shaping and helping your community.
Application is simple, just indicate your interest to the Parish Clerk along with submission of a brief CV, with reasons why you would like to be a Councillor, what skills you could offer and any areas of special interest.
The Council then has to consider this and can offer you co-option to the Council.
If co-opted, you have to complete a declaration of acceptance of office and complete a statement declaring any personal or pecuniary interests within the parish which is submitted to Cornwall Council.
As a full Councillor you will then be able to actively participate in all discussions with full voting rights.
Council Meetings take place on the last Thursday of each month at the Council Office at the Village Hall. Planning Committee meetings are arranged according to planning applications received but there is seldom more than one planning meeting in a month.
We are certain that you would find participation interesting, informative, worthwhile and at times good fun. Things in local government are changing: services are struggling and some are failing; more powers and responsibilities are being devolved to parish/town level and it really is down to us to shape the future of the communities in which we work and live.
Why not contact the Clerk or Parish Councillors for an informal chat.
Parish Clerk: Elaine Youlton
Telephone: 01209 200551
You are warmly invited to pop into the council’s office, at Lanner Village Hall, which is open each Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4.30pm